The Cambridge Introduction To Harriet Beecher Stowe by Sarah RobbinsThe Cambridge Introduction To Harriet Beecher Stowe by Sarah Robbins

The Cambridge Introduction To Harriet Beecher Stowe

bySarah Robbins

Paperback | March 19, 2007

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Through the publication of her bestseller Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe became one of the most internationally famous and important authors in nineteenth-century America. Today, her reputation is more complex, and Uncle Tom's Cabin has been debated and analysed in many different ways. This book provides a summary of Stowe's life and her long career as a professional author, as well as an overview of her writings in several different genres. Synthesizing scholarship from a range of perspectives, the book positions Stowe's work within the larger framework of nineteenth-century culture and attitudes about race, slavery and the role of women in society. Sarah Robbins also offers reading suggestions for further study. This introduction provides students of Stowe with a richly informed and accessible introduction to this fascinating author.
Sarah Robbins is Professor of English at Kennesaw State University, Georgia.
Title:The Cambridge Introduction To Harriet Beecher StoweFormat:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:March 19, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521671531

ISBN - 13:9780521671538


Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Life; 2. Cultural contexts; 3. Works; 4. Reception; Further reading.

Editorial Reviews

"Robbin's text surpasses other introductory resources in its combination of depth and accessibility and in its commitment to making legible, for an audience of nonspecialists, the larger problems and implications of Stowe's work."
Nancy F. Sweet, The New England Quarterly